TITLE

Suits Target Digital TV, Net

AUTHOR(S)
Spangler, Todd
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/18/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on plans by the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based firm which buys up technology patents Rembrandt IP Management to impose substantial license fees to large cable operators and major broadcasters. The license fees involve the transmission of digital television signals and Internet services. The company may increase its revenue from the enforcement of patents related to the cable industry's standard for connecting customers to the Internet.
ACCESSION #
30011296

 

Related Articles

  • Signal Leakage in an All-Digital Network. Hranac, Ron // Communications Technology;Feb2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p12 

    The article offers information on the cause of signal leakage in an all-digital network. It examines the implementation and compliance of cable operators in the United States related to Federal Communications Commission's rules about signal leakage limit, as well as leakage monitoring and...

  • Digital pay TV subs in E. Europe to grow to 74 million by 2020.  // Russian Telecom;Apr2014, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p15 

    The article reports on a forecast by Digital TV Research Ltd. regarding increase in the number of digital pay TV subscribers in Eastern Europe from 26.1 million in 2010 to 45.0 million in 2013. It is mentioned that the halfway mark of TV households have been crossed by digital TV penetration in...

  • Europe pay-TV revenues almost flat at US$ 40 bln in 2014.  // Russian Telecom;Jun2014, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p14 

    The article provides information on a report from Digital TV Research regarding the performance of European pay-television service in 2014. Topics discussed include an expected increase in pay-television service revenues, the factors behind average revenue per user (ARPU) numbers and a...

  • It's Everywhere.  // Broadcasting & Cable;2/1/2010, Vol. 140 Issue 5, p22 

    The author reflects on the online video initiative of the cable industry called TV Everywhere. The author emphasizes that both the promise and the challenge of trying to cope with a television future which is moving several directions is represented by the name TV Everywhere. The author argues...

  • NCTA asks for set-top waiver.  // CED;Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p8 

    The article reports on the request of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to delay the enforcement of a mandate that prohibits the deployment of digital set-tops with embedded security by cable operators on July 1, 2007. The...

  • Cox joins Comcast in TiVo guide deal.  // CED;Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p14 

    The article reports on the deal that Cox Communications Inc. has made with TiVo Inc., which allows subscribers of Cox video services to select the TiVo navigational system as their guide for digital cable service. Cox joins with Comcast Corp. in adopting the TiVo navigational system. According...

  • Cisco Preps Whole-Home DVR. Spangler, Todd // Multichannel News;1/19/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p20 

    The article reports on Cisco Systems Inc.'s introduction of its next-generation set-top, the Explorer 8600. Cisco Systems requires cable providers to start field trails of the Explorer 8600, which provides high-definition multiroom digital video recorder (DVR) features, in the second quarter of...

  • The Channel That NEVER SLEEPS. Malone, Michael; Tanklefsky, David // Broadcasting & Cable;3/9/2009, Vol. 139 Issue 10, p10 

    The article reports on the grand launching of WNBC's "Nonstop," a 24/7 digital channel in New York City on March 9, 2009. The Nonstop channel will cater the growing number of televiewers in the so called "the city that never sleeps." Tom O'Brien, WNBC president /general manager reveals that the...

  • Preparing Now for the Digital TV Transition. McSlarrow, Kyle // Television Week;5/7/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p22 

    The author reflects on the transition of the cable industry to digital television (TV) in the U.S. on February 17, 2009. He talked about the Cable Show 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada which focused on the digital TV transition with an investment of more than $110 billion for a state-of-the-art...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics